How to integrate Windows DNS with vRA 7.x Part II – Delete DNS Record

In Part I we learned how to create a DNS record on provisioning. In this guide I will show you how to setup vRealize Automation 7.x to automatically delete a static host A record and a reverse look up pointer in your Windows based DNS when a user destroys a Continue reading

How to integrate Windows DNS with vRA 7.x

This guide will show you how to setup vRealize Automation 7.x to automatically create a static host A record and a reverse look up pointer in your Windows based DNS. This is most often needed to be able to automate deployments of Linux machines as Linux does not play well Continue reading

How to use VMware Admiral Container Service with Harbor Registry

Ok, so you figured out how to get Admiral and Harbor up and running and now you want to use them both together so you don’t have to go out to Docker Hub anymore right? Well you came to the right place. In this guide I will show you how Continue reading

VMworld Barcelona Pro Tips and Tricks

We are just weeks away from VMworld’s 2016 Europe Conference in beautiful Barcelona Spain. This year will be my 5th year attending the Europe conference in Barcelona and I have learned a few things I want to share with all of you. I have actually been lucky enough to attend Continue reading

Getting started with VMware Admiral Container Service on Photon OS

In this guide I will walk you through a simple setup of Admiral using Photon OS as the container host. Admiralâ„¢ is a highly scalable and very lightweight Container Management platform for deploying and managing container based applications. It is designed to have a small footprint and boot extremely quickly. Continue reading

How to enable Docker Remote API on Photon OS

So you want to connect to the Docker instance on Photon OS remotly from another Docker client? In this guide I will walk you through a few short steps to configure Photon OS to enable the remote docker API. NOTE: This is not considered the secure method. If you want Continue reading

Photon Platform or vSphere or Both?

Just back from another successful VMworld and a lot of folks asking for the slides from this session. While the official slides are being posted on VMworld.com shortly I did want to follow up with a blog post on this for anyone that was unable to attend in person. As Continue reading

Photon Controller 1.0 First Look

The 1.0 release of Photon Controller is now available on GitHub. Along with some bug fixes In this major release we see a sexy new UI. Photon Platform development is moving fast and this milestone just goes to show the commitment VMware has to deliver this new Conatiner technology to Continue reading

What’s new in vRealize Automation 7.1

Today, VMware released the latest version of vRealize Automation 7.1. Here are some of the highlights I found to be really great improvements, also some of the new features in beta. Download vRealize Automation 7.1 here Documentation for vRealize Automation 7.1 here GA features: Improved Views – You can now Continue reading